Using theatre to educate

first_imgRob Murray and Lysander Barends star in Gumbo.(Image: FTH:K)  What does it mean to “listen with your eyes”?It may sound like a symptom of synaesthesia, the neurological condition in which input from different sensory organs gets confused. This, however, is no medical diagnosis. Instead, it’s an invigorating piece of advice from a unique group of theatre-makers to their prospective audiences.Unique in South Africa, From the Hip: Khulumakahle or FTH:K is a rare creative collaboration – a deaf/hearing theatre company.The brainchild of Tanya Surtees and Rob Murray, FTH:K was formed officially in 2005. The duo had previously studied drama together at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape province, and, after commencing their professional careers, they found that their respective theatrical ambitions merged.As Surtees explains, “Rob wanted to establish a company of clowns, emphasising physical theatre and comedy. I have always been passionate about working in the deaf community. It seemed natural that this should result in a performance style focusing on the visual rather than the aural.”Facilitating communicationThe company has a three-fold mission: communicate, educate, fascinate. Khuluma kahle is isiZulu for “speak well” – and FTH:K’s aim is to facilitate communication, both between and within deaf and hearing participants. They do this by fascinating their audiences, not just through visual pageantry but by telling enthralling stories involving enigmatic characters.The educational imperative is manifested in various projects. Tell-Tale Signs, a programme piloted at the Dominican School for the Deaf in Cape Town, has since been introduced elsewhere in the Western Cape province, notably at Noluthando School for the Deaf in the Cape Flats township of Khayelitsha and within the deaf community of Worcester, and further across the country.Current company members such as Marlon Snyders, Tomri Steyn and Christo Beukes gained their first theatre experience through the Tell-Tale Signs course.In addition to promoting literacy, theatre making and project management skills amongst deaf learners, FTH:K has also teamed up with sign language education and development organisation SLED. All hearing company members learn South African sign language.Attention to detailAmongst avid theatre-goers in Cape Town and at the annual National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, FTH:K has become known for its careful stage-craft and polished physical performance, paying acute attention to the nuances of gesture, mime and other forms of non-verbal communication, along with the inventive use of puppetry, masks and props.The company’s work to date has exhibited a range of narrative material, genre and tone, from endearing comedy to disturbing gothic visions.Pictures of You is a meditation on marriage, probing beneath the mundane surface of a quiet domestic life to expose the repressed jealousies, deceits and dreams that accumulate over the course of a life spent together. Gumbo is a love story of a different kind, one in which a young couple are brought together under unlikely and unhappy circumstances and make a daring escape.Quack! explores the dark heart of human ambition and the ways in which charismatic individuals can exploit their dominance over others – showing that modern-day doctors, scientists and politicians can also potentially fill the archetypal roles of quack healer, despot and alchemist.FTH:K’s latest production Womb Tide differs from these earlier shows as it is based on an existing script by playwright Lara Foot. When Womb Tide was first performed in 1996, it told the tale of an unconventional romance and a complicated family in a dysfunctional society set in South Africa in the mid- to late-twentieth century, through measured dialogue.The play has retained its memorable characters and setting but is now a predominantly visual piece of theatre starring Liezl de Kock – who appeared in Pictures of You, Gumbo and Quack! – and Daniel Buckland, fresh from a stint with Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas. Buckland is the son of local theatre veteran Andrew Buckland.Although advised to “listen with your eyes”, hearing audience members are able to enjoy a rich and evocative soundtrack designed by James Webb, who has produced haunting soundscapes for previous FTH:K works. The company has established numerous partnerships with South African artists such as Janni Younge, winner of the 2010 Standard Bank Young Artist Award for theatre, who produced masks and puppets for Quack! and Pictures of You.Womb Tide will open in November at Cape Town’s Baxter Theatre.Cultural exchangesIn 2011 FTH:K will perform at QuestFest, a visual theatre festival at Gallaudet University in Washington DC, and the Imbewu Contemporary South African Theatre Festival in New York. This is not the first time that the company has toured overseas – they have already travelled to Germany and Argentina – but it is a particularly exciting prospect because it forms part of a broader three-year project that will allow FTH:K to expand its interaction with other deaf/hearing partnerships internationally.“We believe that learning doesn’t only take place within the four walls of a classroom,” notes Surtees. “These cultural exchanges help those involved to understand not only the ways in which life experiences in various countries differ, but also how there are particular experiences that are specific to deaf people in different parts of the world.”Murray, De Kock, Emilie Starke and other FTH:K members have initiated a project dubbed A Conspiracy of Clowns, which they describe as “a flexible collective of professional theatre makers, clowns, directors, designers, physical performers and writers nationwide”.If they are conspiring, as FTH:K have done, to communicate, educate, and fascinate then South African and global audiences should welcome the conspiracy. In a country where deaf/hearing divisions add to language, race and other potential barriers to communication, theatre that privileges the visual and the physical offers a vital opportunity to achieve mutual understanding.last_img read more

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Jiu-jitsu expert Ochoa delivers PH’s 1st gold in Aimag

first_imgBSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF president LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Read Next PH jiu-jitsu team. Apryl Jessica Eppinger (extreme left), Margarita Ochoa (third from left) and Annie Ramirez (fourth from left).ASHGABAT—Jiu-jitsu specialist Margarita Ochoa captured the first gold medal for the Philippines in 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games.The 27-year-old Ochoa overwhelmed Le Thu Trang Du of Vietnam, 5-0, in the finals of the women’s Ne-waza -45kg category on Tuesday held at Martial Arts Arena here.ADVERTISEMENT Letran snaps 3-game skid, holds off Arellano PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH PLAY LIST 05:25PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games00:45Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary Frontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients  MOST READ E.T. returns to earth, reunites with grown-up Elliott in new ad  Besides Ochoa’s feat, the Philippines has one silver courtesy of jiu-jitsu’s Marc Alexander Lim and a bronze from wrestler Alvin Lobreguito.This medal output already surpassed the production of Filipino athletes (1 gold and two bronzes) in the previous AIMAG in 2013 Incheon.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa View commentslast_img read more

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Gins’ mission: Stop Durham

first_imgMeralco import Allen Durham is expected to create matchup problems for Ginebra coach Tim Cone (left) and import Justin Brownlee (foreground). —AUGUST DELA CRUZBarangay Ginebra has embraced the fact that Meralco has an import that cannot be silenced.The Gin Kings will have to address that matchup predicament with Meralco’s Allen Durham quickly before the PBA Governors’ Cup Finals gets off the ground on Friday at Quezon Convention Center in Lucena.ADVERTISEMENT BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City Read Next Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF president LATEST STORIES Azkals resume Asian Cup bid “I definitely remember that shot,” said Brownlee, who dropped 28 of his career-high 46 points in the second half of their Game 4 win against TNT. “But whatever we did last year, doesn’t matter in this conference.”Kiefer, Jeron joining DraftMeanwhile, former collegiate stars Kiefer Ravena and Jeron Teng declared their intention to join the 2017 PBA Rookie Draft set Oct. 29.Ravena informed the Inquirer on Monday of his decision.A two-time UAAP champion and two-time UAAP Most Valuable Player from Ateneo, Ravena has also won four gold medals in the Southeast Asian Games.The two are tipped to become the top draftees along with Filipino-German Christian Standhardinger, La Salle’s Jason Perkins and Raymar Jose of Far Eastern U. —WITH REPORTS FROM CEDELF P. TUPASADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “Their import is a beast and we don’t have a matchup for him,” said Barangay Ginebra coach Tim Cone after the Kings subdued the TNT KaTropa, 3-1, in the semifinals to set up the championship rematch with the Bolts.Durham has been Meralco’s catalyst for success this conference, having brought the Bolts back to the finals at the expense of the Star Hotshots in the other semifinal encounter.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“We’ll try to figure something out,” said Cone. “They’re also really playing well and coach Norman (Black) has a team playing the way it should be.”Though he captured the Best Import award last year, Durham and the Bolts fell to the Gin Kings after Justin Brownlee sank the buzzer-beating trey that clinched the title in Game 6.center_img Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC MOST READ Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa View comments LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary Frontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients last_img read more

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Never experienced this: Virat Kohli on sun stoppage in Napier

first_imgIndia vs New Zealand, 1st ODI Brief Scores: India 156 for 2 (34.5 overs) – Dhawan (75*), Kohli (45), Bracewell (1/29) beat New Zealand 157-all out (38 overs) – Williamson (64), Kuldeep (4/39), Shami (3/19) by 8 wickets (DLS method) in Napier. Full ScorecardVirat Kohli was surprised when play was stopped because of the setting sun during India’s victory over New Zealand in Napier in the first ODI of the five-match series. Play was halted for nearly 40 minutes when Kohli was batting with Shikhar Dhawan as the sun got into the batsmen’s eyes.India chased down New Zealand’s paltry total with 8 wickets in hand. Kohli went on to make 45 while Dhawan remained not out on 75. After the match, Kohli said he was glad the players were allowed to walk off.Asked if he had experienced stoppage in play because of the sun, Kohli said: “Never in my life. I actually got out in a game in 2014 because the sun was in my eyes. This rule (play stopping because of sun) wasn’t there then. I am glad there’s a rule now.”Kohli lauded his bowlers after India pulled off a clinical win against New Zealand. “This is one of our more balanced performances. Could not have asked for anything more with the ball. 150-odd on that pitch was an easy chase and all credit to the bowlers.”The fast bowling group togther believe they can knock any team over. Mohammed Shami is the fittest I have ever seen,” Kohli said.The India captain heaped praise on the two wrist-spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav, who shared six wickets between them. Besides, Kohli was happy with Dhawan’s return to form.advertisementThis has been an excellent start to 2019 for Virat Kohli. On Tuesday, he became the first player in history to sweep all the big three ICC awards. After an outstanding 2017-18, Kohli was named ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year, ICC Test Cricketer of the Year and ICC Cricketer of the Year.Virat Kohli, on Wednesday, stormed into the top-10 of the leading ODI run-scorers after going past Brian Lara. Kohli is now one of four Indians in the top-10 leading ODI batsmen.In Australia, Kohli became the first Asian captain to win a Test series. A few weeks later, Kohli led India to their first bilateral ODI series win in Australia.Days after a historic triumph in Adelaide, Virat Kohli led India to their first ODI win against New Zealand in New Zealand. The last time India had defeated the Black Caps in their country was back in 2009.Kohli must be delighted with the all-round performance which resulted in a clinical win for India. The skipper himself made 45 while Shikhar Dhawan was unbeaten on 75 as India chased down a modest target without seeming to break a sweat.Talking about the importance of Dhawan getting back to form, Kohli added: “Really important innings for Shikhar and we spoke during the sun break that he needed to finish the game to get some momentum. He is a dangerous player when in rhythm.”Also Read | Sticking to basics works for Kuldeep Yadav in NapierAlso Read | Mohammed Shami fastest Indian to 100 ODI wicketsAlso Read | Sun stops play and Sunrisers captain Williamson can’t help it: Napier delay cracks up fansAlso Read | Shikhar Dhawan emulates Brian Lara, joint-fastest left-handed batsman to 5,000 ODI runslast_img read more

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Even as longform census data returns Statcan readies for day without it

first_imgOTTAWA – As a political brawl played out on Parliament Hill seven years ago over the cancellation of the long-form census, Statistics Canada quietly kept the mandatory survey on life support, waiting for the day it might again come in handy.The fruits of that foresight will become apparent Wednesday when the agency delivers the latest tranche of data from the 2016 census — and the first details from that resurrected mandatory long-form questionnaire after a 10-year hiatus.It’s the latest layer on the paint-by-numbers population portrait Statistics Canada began unveiling earlier this year: a population boom out West and a spike in the number of households; a historically high number of seniors; children living at home longer; and more generations than ever living under a single Canadian roof, among other flourishes of fact.Wednesday’s release is expected to show immigrants making up a larger share of the population, with more and more of them settling in western Canada, along with additional insight into how they, their children and their grandchildren are doing at making ends meet.The census will also provide details on Indigenous Peoples, whose numbers are growing faster and skewing younger than the non-Indigenous population. Their numbers are expected to be close to 1.7 million with about one-quarter expected to be under age 15, said Doug Norris, chief demographer at Environics Analytics.After the previous Conservative government cancelled the long-form census in 2010, Wayne Smith, then the country’s chief statistician, was among the senior managers who had agency workers quietly prepare a mandatory survey that would be ready for a government change of heart — or a change of government.It’s not clear whether the agency will make any comparative use of 2011’s national household survey, a voluntary substitute that was quickly panned due to problems with data quality. Instead, Statistics Canada is expected to focus on comparing the latest numbers to their 2006 counterparts — a sign the agency would rather forget what Smith called a difficult period that produced a blip in census history.That blip, however, continues to have ripple effects on the long-form questionnaire.When the previous Conservative government cancelled the mandatory survey in 2010, citing privacy concerns, Statistics Canada invested in efforts to create a statistical register of the population from government holdings, known as administrative data. Michael Wolfson, a former assistant chief statistician, said the national household survey gave the agency “the raison d’etre to for a much stronger push into developing administrative data sources.”Agency officials had previously been uneasy about the concept, fearing a leak of details would result in a “privacy Armageddon,” Smith said. But the Conservatives were nonetheless keen on creating the digital register.So census officials mined government information holdings like birth certificates, immigration records, driver’s licences and tax files with greater zeal to build profiles of almost every Canadian, plug any data gaps in the voluntary survey, and potentially replace large swaths of the questionnaire.This year, for example, the income data in the census came entirely from tax return information held by the Canada Revenue Agency, eliminating one question on the long-form survey.In an August report, Statistics Canada said it had used CRA’s administrative data, federal immigration and citizenship records — along with details from provinces and territories — to create national, provincial and territorial population counts it says are comparable to the 2011 results. Only in cities and small towns did the model fall short.The agency hopes to use parts of statistical register in time for the 2021 census and potentially replace the short-form questionnaire beginning in 2026.Eventually, the figures could be updated in real-time rather than updating population counts every five years.“You can have the equivalent to census data for a large number of variables every year, or even continuously for that matter,” said Smith, who oversaw some of the work before resigning last year as chief statistician.That could free up resources to focus surveys on items captured in the census that aren’t available in any administrative source, such as ethnicity, visible minority status and Aboriginal identity — all questions the statistics office will answer this week, said Michael Haan, an associate professor in the school of sociology at Western University in London, Ont.Other countries that created statistical registers have sent out shorter questionnaires annually on many of those topics, Haan said.“You won’t have to fill out lots of information on your household composition because we can get that from other data sources,” he said. “But those files will be supplemented by a shorter survey about the things that don’t exist on administrative files.”— Follow @jpress on Twitterlast_img read more

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Commons committee calls on Liberals to subject parties to privacy laws

first_imgOTTAWA – A committee of MPs is calling on the federal government to make political parties and players subject to federal privacy laws to prevent nefarious actors from manipulating Canadian elections.Political parties are only bound by internal, voluntary policies — an issue the federal privacy commissioner has identified as a loophole in the law.How parties use data has been the subject of scrutiny on Parliament Hill and in the U.K. and the U.S. in the wake of a Facebook data scandal where users’ information may have been used without authorization and manipulated for political gain.In a report released Tuesday, the House of Commons ethics and privacy committee called on the government to move quickly to regulate parties, political organizations and other players to force them to better disclose how they use personal information, including how they target Canadians with ads.Requirements could include forcing political players to show who paid for an online ad and to authenticate their identity and showing users why they were targeted — similar to measures Facebook has already enacted.The committee report says evidence heard during hearings to date has left MPs with “grave concerns” about the electoral system.“In light of what the committee heard, it believes that Canadians would have greater confidence if they knew that their political parties were not exempt from privacy legislation,” the report said.“Any legislative amendment should obviously take the special activities of political parties into account so as not to entirely prevent the use of personal information, but rather to better regulate its collection and use and the transparency surrounding the management of such information.”Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains said the government was looking at ways to strengthen the reach of the privacy commissioner and updating federal privacy laws.“We can’t have a data-driven economy and we can’t have the economic potential unleashed if we don’t have the trust of Canadians,” he said.Nearly 87 million users, including 622,161 Canadians, had their information accessed by the U.K. firm Cambridge Analytica without authorization. The company allegedly used the information for political gain in the Brexit referendum, as well as in Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign.A Canadian company was implicated in the scandal.Executives from B.C.-based AggregateIQ testified that they had done nothing wrong when the company helped with online advertising campaigns for groups pushing for the U.K. to leave the European Union. But the committee found the testimony from the two executives was “inconsistent, full of contradictions, and conflicts with the testimony of several other reliable witnesses,” the report said.Conservatives and New Democrats on the committee used harsher words targeting AggregateIQ chief executive Zack Massingham, who didn’t appear for scheduled testimony earlier this month due to an unspecified health issue.The Tories and NDP want the House of Commons to exact some kind of parliamentary punishment for Massingham’s failure to appear at the June 12 meeting.“Allowing Mr. Massingham’s actions to stand unchallenged would set a lasting precedent that could undermine the ability of other members of Parliament and committees to gather witness testimony from witnesses on issues of national importance,” the opposition parties wrote in their dissenting report.In an emailed statement, the company’s chief operating officer, Jeff Silvester, said the company provided “clear, consistent and honest answers to all of the questions” MPs on the committee posed. Silvester said he also voluntarily attended the most recent committee meeting to answer questions.“AggregateIQ works in full compliance within all legal and regulatory requirements in all jurisdictions where it operates and has been co-operating fully with all of the applicable investigations,” Silvester said.last_img read more

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Toronto stock market down amid lower oil prices US markets fall

first_imgTORONTO — Canada’s main stock index stepped lower in late-morning trading as the energy sector lost ground amid lower oil and natural gas prices.The S&P/TSX composite index was down 66.85 points at 14,683.50.In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 307.61 points at 24,289.77. The S&P 500 index was down 24.95 points at 2,625.59, while the Nasdaq composite was down 58.31 points at 7,012.02.The Canadian dollar traded for 74.76 cents US compared with an average of 74.86 cents US on Thursday.The January crude contract was down 99 cents at US$51.59 per barrel and the January natural gas contract was down 24.2 cents at US$3.88 per mmBTU.The February gold contract was down US$7.60 at US$1,239.80 an ounce and the March copper contract was down 1.35 cents at US$2.75 a pound. The Canadian Press Index and currency in this story: (TSX:GSPTSE, TSX:CADUSD=X)last_img read more

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Enbridge shares fall after Minnesota judge issues Line 3 recommendation

first_imgIt says utilizing the existing route would mean physically removing the old pipe and replacing it, a process that would require Enbridge to stop oil shipments for about 16 months, effectively removing 390,000 barrels per day of crude oil takeaway capacity.The existing route crosses two Ojibwe Native American reservations where tribal governments have voiced opposition to replacing the line, setting up the potential for future disputes, Desjardins says.Judge Ann O’Reilly wrote that Enbridge has established that the project is needed, but that the negative consequences to Minnesota of the company’s more southerly preferred route outweigh the benefits. The cost-benefit analysis shifts in favour of approving the project if Enbridge builds the pipeline in Line 3’s existing trench, she said.O’Reilly’s recommendations aren’t binding on the commission, but they’re the product of an extensive public hearing and comment process.Commission Chair Nancy Lange acknowledged at a hearing last month that whatever the commission decides, the dispute is likely to end up in court.Enbridge said in a statement that it was pleased the judge listened to the extensive evidence for the need for the project, and will be taking time to review the recommendation that it use the existing right-of-way. CALGARY, A.B. – Shares in Enbridge Inc. were trading down nearly five per cent the day after a judge in Minnesota recommended that its Line 3 pipeline replacement project follow its existing route across the state rather than the company’s preferred route.Enbridge traded as low as $37.86, off $1.96, on the Toronto Stock Exchange on Tuesday morning.In an overnight note, analysts at Desjardins Capital Markets say the administrative law judge’s report could mean delays for the project if the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission adopts her recommendation. A vote is expected in June.last_img read more

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Freezing rain warning issued for Fort Nelson

first_imgSee the full weather warning below.Issued at 2019-01-26 16:25 UTC by Environment Canada: Freezing rain warning issued for:Fort Nelson, B.C. (088100)Current details: Freezing rain is expected or occurring.A warm front is moving across northern BC. Warm air aloft in combination with the cold air at the surface is producing periods of freezing rain over the Fort Nelson area. The freezing rain is expected to change over to a few flurries this evening as the warm front moves out of the region.Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery.Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. Freezing rain warnings are issued when rain falling in sub-zero temperatures creates ice build-up and icy surfaces. FORT NELSON, B.C. – Environment Canada has issued a freezing rain warning for the Fort Nelson region.A warm front is moving across northern BC. Warm air aloft in combination with the cold air at the surface is producing periods of freezing rain over the Fort Nelson area.The freezing rain is expected to change over to a few flurries this evening as the warm front moves out of the region.last_img read more

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Tiwari CM didnt want benefits of Ayushman to reach Delhiites

first_imgNew Delhi: Addressing the Resident welfare associations (RWAs) Office bearers in North East Delhi,Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari said that one cannot understand why the Chief Minister of Delhi does not want that the benefits of Prime Minister Narender Modi’s Ayushman Bharat Yojana should reach to lakhs of people of Delhi. Manoj Tiwari said that lakhs of people have been benefitted by the Aayushman Bharat Yojna initiated by the Central Government for crores of poor people but by not implementing it in Delhi Arvind Kejriwal has deprived lakhs of people of getting treatment even for serious illness. Also Read – After eight years, businessman arrested for kidnap & murderHe said, “One can understand but playing with the lives of lakhs of needy people will prove costly for Kejriwal Government. The people will give him a befitting reply in 2019 Loksabha Elections.” Delhi BJP’s Jhuggi-Jhopdi Cell, Media and Social Media Department and IT Department initiated a public awareness campaign to apprise the people about free Medical Treatment up to Rs. five lakh under Aayushman Bharat Yojna amongst the J J Dwellers by holding swasthya suvidha camp in Khera Village of Seemapur. Jhuggi-Jhopdi Cell Convener Umesh Verma said that if any member of an ordinary family suddenly falls ill then it becomes very expensive for the family to get that member treated and sometimes it goes beyond their capacity.last_img read more

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